Shanmukhi Mudra is roughly translated in English as Six Face Seal
Shanmukhi in Sanskrit is a combination of two words, “Shanmukhi” which is referred to as Six Faces and “Mudra” is a seal.
Here face is also considered as a gate, the gate of perception of the outside world.
It is also called as Aghochari Mudra.
This is an advanced level mudra which can be performed by the one who is practicing the mudras from quite a bit of time.
Mudras are not to be considered lightly, even though they might look very simple to do.
After mastering the Yogasanas and Pranayama, you will help you reap the benefits of the Mudras.
Mudras are higher-level spiritual practices that would be used in mantra sadhanas and deeper meditational sessions.
Shanmukhi Mudra Effects
The deeper understanding of this mudra and practicing it regularly will enable you to see the third eye or higher perception.
Shanmukhi (6 faces) Mudra is named after Lord Murgan, the One with 6 faces, symbolically meaning, endowed with all 6 spiritual wealths.
13 wonderful benefits of Shanmukhi Mudra
Shanmukhi Mudra has a lot of benefits. Some of them are mentioned below.
Preliminary Asanas for Shanmukhi Mudra
You can be in any of the comfortable sitting asana or postures such as Siddhasana, Vajrasana or Padmasana.
How to do Shanmukhi Mudra?
Here is a step by step procedure on how to do Shanmukhi Mudra.
NOTE: You can even apply Moola Bandha as an advanced version of this Mudra for a greater effect on energy flow in your body.
Shanmukhi Mudra Video
Please do watch the below video for better clarity on applying the mudra.